Sunny Edwards and Andres Campos hit the scales in London ahead of IBF world title fight

BOXPARK, Wembley Stadium was the host for the official weigh-in for the IBF flyweight world title fight between Sunny Edwards (19-0, 4 KOs) and Andres Campos (15-0, 4 KOs). The venue saw a good crowd of around 300 people.

The English capital has seen the best of weather for Sunny Edwards Matchroom debut, his new promoter Eddie Hearn will be hoping for a similarly glorious start to his relationship with Edwards. The British powerhouse has made it no secret to get unifications underway with Julio Cesar Martinez and Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez.

He will have to get through Andres Campos first to set up, the so far, elusive unifying fights. Campos comes in as the undefeated challenger in the hope of becoming Chile’s first ever world champion. The pre-fight build has seen no love lost between the two with Campos being to referred to as ‘disrespectful’ by Edwards, members of Campos team had called Edwards a ‘rat’ prior at the official head-to-head which saw some animosity at the event.

Both men made the flyweight to limit to squash any fears that could disrupt the new partnership between Hearn and Edwards. Campos came in at 111.6 pounds to the delight of the ten strong crowd of Chilean fans whose noise more than made up for their numbers. The champion came in slightly lighter at 111.1 pounds. The two came face to face but no drama occurred this time round. An intense stare took place between the pair that lasted nearly a whole minute. Campos was giving nothing away as Edwards tried to get inside the mind of the challenger, with a confident smile on his face.

In the heavyweight division Johnny Fisher (8-0, 7 KOs) looks to continue his undefeated career against Emilio Salas. Fisher came out to the chants of ‘There is only one Johnny Fisher’ and ‘Bull army’ with a clinched fist to salute his loyal fans. He takes on Emilio Salas (7-4-1, 3 KOs) who fights out America by way of Puerto Rico. The away fighter came in at 229.9 pounds, Fisher at 224.4 pounds. The pair duel over 8 rounds.

The evening’s second world title sees Cherneka Johnson (15-1, 6 KOs) make a second defense of her IBF super bantamweight crown against London’s Ellie Scotney (6-0). This was a fight originally scheduled for Dublin on the Katie Taylor Vs Chantelle Cameron undercard, for it be rescheduled due to a demand from Cameron’s camp. Scotney hit the scales at 121.35 pounds with Johnson coming in at 120.7 pounds.

The first of the three world title fights on the card sees Nina Hughes (5-0, 2 KOs) take on Katie Healy (6-0). Hughes came in at 117.2 for the first defense of her WBA bantamweight title, the challenger Healy hit the scales at 117.3 pounds.

Kicking off the televised action will see cruiserweight’s Cheavon Clarke (5-0, 4 KOs) and David Jamieson (10-2, 7 KOs) got to battle over 10 rounds. Clarke weighed in at 199.2 pounds, with Scotland’s Jamieson coming in at 199 pounds exactly.